Dr AHMAD SARMAST (Afghanistan National Institute of Music) and LARS ULRICH (Metallica).
The Laureates of the 2018 Polar Music Prizes will do live, onstage interviews at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.
Dr Ahmad Sarmast, founder of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) will be interviewed by Swedish journalist and Afghanistan expert Lasse Bengtsson.
Lars Ulrich, drummer and founding member of Metallica, will be interviewed by Jan Gradvall.
MEET THE LAUREATES is part of a complete conference program presented by the Polar Music Prize. The all day programme also includes Polar TALKS and Polar TECH. Tickets are sold separately for each conference and a day pass is available as well. More info here: http://www.polarmusicprize.org/polar-talks-2018/
Students from the Royal College of Music will perform Polar Music Prize inspired music live throughout the day.
The interviews will be held in English.
SPECIAL OFFER FROM OUR PARTNER SVENSKA BRASSERIER: All the guests at Polar Tech, Polar Talks and Meet the Laureates will be offered a wristband that gives 20% off in the following Svenska Brasserier restaurants on 13–14 June: Riche, Teatergrillen, Sturehof, Stockholms matmarknad, Taverna Brillo, Luzette & Ulriksdals Värdshus. Remember to pick up your wristband during the day at KMH!
17.00 - 18.30 MEET THE LAUREATES
Dr Ahmad Sarmast, founder of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) will be interviewed by Lasse Bengtsson.
Lars Ulrich, drummer of Metallica, will be interviewed by Jan Gradvall.
Polar Talks & Tech are presented by the Polar Music Prize in collaboration with the Royal College of Music (Kungl. Musikhögskolan) and Invest Stockholm.